Family

BACK TO SCHOOL STYLE FOR BOYS

ON ME:  YELLOW RUFFLE DRESS  ||  DENIM JACKET  ||  MUSTARD SANDALS ON ELI:  GREEN SWEATSUIT  ||  SHOES ON CASH:   SHIRTS  ||   SHORTS  || GRAY SNEAKERS  ||  BACKPACK ON BRADLEY:  WHITE TEE  ||  SHORTS  ||  SHOES  ||  BACKPACK     School starts NEXT WEEK for...

MOMMY AND ME – BACK TO SCHOOL IN SNEAKER STYLE

ELI’S SNEAKERS: Nike Revolution 4 via Finish Line at Macy’s MY SNEAKERS: adidas UltraBOOST 19 via Finish Line at Macy’s     FINDING THE RIGHT SHOES CAN BE A CHALLENGE   My boys tend to wear out their shoes differently. Bradley’s feet are narrow, so most...

OUR 2018 FAMILY CHRISTMAS CARDS WITH MINTED

cards via Minted This year we took our family Christmas card pictures at Pasadena City Hall. I wanted this year to be shot in the city where we live, and City Hall is the most beautiful setting for pictures! (Its also right across the street from where we will be...

ELLE APPAREL HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2018: FOR HIM

1. THE TIE BAR STYLE BOX- YELLOW || 2. THE TIE BAR STYLE BOX- NAVY  || 3. CHUP LAMPA SOCKS ||  4. GOOGLE HOME || 5. LUDLOW BLAZER || 6. NON IRON DRESS SHIRT || 7. HEAVYWEIGHT FLANNEL || 8. EVERYDAY TOPCOAT || 9. NATION OF SOULS ECLIPSE WATCH || 10. FAUX LEATHER FILE...

HOW I PROMOTE A SPIRIT OF GIVING WITH MY KIDS DURING THE HOLIDAY

I asked Cash what he wanted most for Christmas last night as I was tucking him in bed. He said, “I just want for everyone to be happy and that we can all remember the true meaning of Christmas.” To which I responded, “I was thinking more along the lines of a toy…Santa...

ELLE APPAREL HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2018: KIDS

  Today I’m breaking down all of my favorite gifts I’ve found to give to KIDS for Christmas! Over the years I’ve given gifts that were a total hit, and some I regretted (ie: a forgettable toy with a zillion different pieces).   While I...

FINDING THE PERFECT FAMILY PICTURE OUTFIT WITH MARKS & SPENCER

NUDE RUFFLE BLOUSE (wearing a UK 6)   ||  FLORAL SEQUIN PENCIL SKIRT (wearing a UK 6)  ||  BLUSH VELVET HEELS (runs tts)  ||  VELVET BUCKET BAG  ||  GOLD TWIST EARRINGS    THE ONE THING I START WITH WHEN PLANNING FAMILY HOLIDAY PICTURES… My outfit. And for all...

6 SIMPLE TIPS THAT MAKE FOR STRESS FREE SCHOOL MORNINGS

HOW I PREP MY KIDS FOR PRESCHOOL

ON ELI: GREY TEE  ||  JOGGERS  ||  NAVY NATIVES  ||  SKIP HOP BACKPACK (so many cute characters!) ON ME: LIGHT BLUE BUTTON UP TEE  ||  JEANS  ||  GOLD FLATS Eli started preschool last week and it was a success! The night before his first day I laid in bed next to him...

ELI’S SOCCER PARTY

If you follow along my my insta stories you have most likely seen Eli running around in a Chelsea English premier league soccer uniform on. The kid is obsessed. Garrett fell in love with Chelsea soccer years ago and when we were in London last year we got to attend a...

BACK TO SCHOOL DURABLE KIDS JEANS THAT WORK WITH ALL BODY TYPES

in partnership with Abercrombie Kids, all thoughts and opinions are my own ON BRADLEY: BOYS CAMO TEE (on sale for under $10!, he is wearing a 9/10)  ||  ROYAL BLUE HOODED SWEATSHIRT (love the narrow fit)  ||  ULTRA SOFT SWEATPANT JEANS (he is wearing a 9/10 and is...

MY TOP BABY PICKS FROM THE NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE

I know how crazy overwhelming it can be for expecting moms to prep for your first baby, or when you are entering the land of multiple kids! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018 has so many good baby items this year I decided to dedicate an entire post to baby gear....

TEN TRENDS

ROOM TO GROW

BOYS BUNK BEDS When we moved there was no way I was taking our old bunk beds with us. They weren’t that old, but they were horrible quality. They creaked and squeaked, and I deeply regretted purchasing them. Whenever a reader asked me what kind of bunk bed we...

WELCOME SUMMER + 20% OFF SWIM SALE TODAY ONLY

HE SAID/SHE SAID. 5 QUESTIONS ABOUT US + GARRETT’S GO TO MEN’S BRAND

BARLOW FAMILY CHRISTMAS CARDS 2017

OUR POLAR EXPRESS TRADITION

HAPPY THANKSGIVING + OUR BIG BEAR FAMILY TRIP FAVORITES

ON ME: SIMILAR TAN COAT  ||  BLACK NORTHFACE JACKET  ||  SIMILAR SWEATER  ||  BEANIE  ||  BLACK DISTRESSED JEANS  ||  SNEAKERS ON ELI: BUTTUN UP TEE  ||  LEVI’S JEANS  ||  SNEAKERS ON BRADLEY: BUTTON UP TOP  ||  BEANIE  ||  JEANS  ||  SNEAKERS ON CASH:  BEANIE ...

3 THINGS I’M DOING TO PREP FOR OUR MOVE